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Scott Howell III12,241 Points
Advice for College Students
I wanted to reach out to the Treehouse community for help. I am helping the KU school of business with revamping their Information Systems degree and I need some expert opinion on what businesses are looking for in an IS professional. You can give me a broad range of skills or specific skill sets that are needed for specific employment opportunities. I hope to hear from the great Treehouse Community soon!
James Barnett39,199 Points
The term IS professional is so overly board as to be void for vagueness.
I'd say there are a few major skill sets, each with various sub-fields:
- System Administration
- Web Design/Development
- Developers/Software Engineers
Treehouse only deals with 2nd of those fields. Within the web world there is a fairly wide range of jobs, here are some of the most popular skills.
- Responsive Design
- Wireframes and Mockups
- Version Control (e.g. Git)